Durham business owner to challenge U.S. Senator Richard Burr

DURHAM (WTVD) -- Another candidate has announced they plan to challenge U.S. Senator Richard Burr.

Durham business owner Kevin Griffin officially announced his campaign overnight.

Griffin, a Democrat, is president and CEO of Avant Group, a staffing company. He said he now plans to crisscross the state to meet people and listen to their needs.

Griffin joins a growing list of Democrats hoping to unseat Republican Burr.

Earlier this week, former state Representative Deborah Ross announced her campaign.

RELATED: Former Wake County lawmaker Deborah Ross launches U.S. Senate campaign

Spring Lake Mayor Chris Rey announced his candidacy last month.

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